Tricounty News

2010 in review

May

Looney Lutherans visited Ostmark Lutheran Church May 1. The show was part of the church's spring luncheon.

Benefit held May 8 for Sarah Gohman. She's the daughter of Steve and Sue Gohman.

Jeffery Lerum of Kimball travelled to Afghanistan with the United States Department of Agriculture to help make sure that proper medication was being given to animals, and to inventory medicines.

Kimball Kruisers 4H Club distribute oak tree saplings to all students in the Kimball Elementary in honor of Arbor Day.

Mariella Arnold visits KES sixth-graders to talk about Kimball history.

KES holds its annual choir concert May 10. This year's theme was "Sing American, Sing!"

"Haunted Minnesota" comes to Kimball City Hall to give a presentation on haunted spots around the state. Soapbox Laundromat in Kimball is part of the presentation and the book "Haunted Minnesota."

David Markgraf is among area soldiers returning home safely after tours overseas; this was his third overseas tour.

Boy Scouts Brandon and Skyler Schiefelbein achieve the rank of First Class.

Carlie Hedlund is chosen as Johnson-Kelley Post 483 Kingston Auxiliary 2010 delegate to Girls' State at Bethel College in St. Paul. While there Hedlund learned about government and citizenship.

KAHS holds its 2010 prom in late May. This year's theme was "Candyland." Sixty couples attended the dance at Kimball Area High School.

Kimball Area Dollars for Scholars presents scholarships to seniors from KAHS May 15. Twenty-three students receive scholarships.

Local Girl Scout Troops 974 and 169 came together to plant planters in Willow Creek Park May 19.

KAHS and Junior High Awards are held May 21.

KAHS varsity softball team advances to section 5A championship.

EV-W-K girls' track takes first at CMC meet. The boys finished in fourth place.

KAHS held a graduation ceremony May 27 for the 2010 senior class.

KES first-graders toured Main Street businesses on their field trip.

They went to Diva's, State Bank of Kimball, Images by Marguerite, and Knaus Sausage House.

May Arrivals: Jaelee Mae Vanasek was born in May to Jason and Tonya Vanasek.

Departures: Luella "Lou" Klein, 81, died May 4.

Dorthy Kalkbrenner, 70, died May 6.

Carolyn Kaml, 62, died May 8.

David Olson, 81, died May 9.

Zelda Stein, 107, died May 10.

Luella Theis, 90, died May 21.

Helen Johnson, 91, died May 24.